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  1. Helena lawmaker proposes state funding for STD preventionRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Washington Times

    With gonorrhea rates on the rise, representatives are considering whether to appropriate state funds to help prevent sexually transmitted diseases. Democratic Rep. Mary Ann Dunwell of Helena introduced House Bill 597 in the House Appropriations Committee on Monday.

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  2. Gonorrhea rates rise among Ontario gay, bisexual m...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Xtra!

    Just under 1,300 men who have sex with men reported gonorrhea infections in 2014, compared to 800 in 2012, When shown as a percentage, the numbers seem fairly steady - MSM fluctuate as between 40 percent and 45 percent of all gonorrhea cases in men over the last three years. But Dr Vanessa Allen, the chief of medical microbiology at Ontario Public Health, expressed concern about the rising number.

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  3. Gonorrhea infection rate in Utah skyrocketsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Deseret News

    Infection rates for a common sexually transmitted disease have skyrocketed in Utah since 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. From 2011 to 2014, the statewide rate of gonorrhea jumped from 9.8 to 48.3 cases per 100,000 people.

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  4. Utah Gonorrhea Infections Up 714 Percent Among Women, 296 Percent Among MenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | CBS Local

    ... 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. From 2011 to 2014, the statewide rate of gonorrhea jumped from 9.8 to 48.3 cases per 100,000 people. Health department STD epidemiologist Joel Hartsell said the increase mirrors ...

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  5. Infection rate for common STD skyrockets in UtahRead the original story

    Monday Mar 16 | The Grand Junction Sentinel

    Infection rates for a common sexually transmitted disease have skyrocketed in Utah since 2011, according to a report released by the Utah Department of Health. Between 2011 and 2014, gonorrhea diagnoses increased among men by 296 percent and among women by 714 percent. 7 comments

  6. Toronto at centre of dramatic rise of gonorrhea in OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | GlobalNews

    And the sexually transmitted infection public health officials used to consider little more than a nuisance could soon be untreatable as it becomes increasingly resistant to existing antibiotics. In the past 70 years, gonorrhea's beaten every drug we've thrown at it.

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  7. AstraZeneca Will Spin Off AntibioticsRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 5 | Chemical and Engineering News

    ... The new company's pipeline will include the gyrase inhibitor AZD0914, currently in Phase II studies to treat gonorrhea. Although AstraZeneca declined to provide specifics, it said the yet-to-be-named new firm is expected "to be led by and include" ...

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  8. Dr Google given a medical check to steer users from shonky adviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Age

    ... in a bid to steer users away from websites with shonky, possibly dangerous, advice. If you have symptoms of gonorrhea, for example, you can save yourself from some embarrassment and first talk to your smartphone via Google's Now. "We'll show you ...

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  9. Free drugs for partners help fight against STDs, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Seattle Times

    A Washington state program that gives people with chlamydia or gonorrhea free antibiotics to treat their partners boosted access to the drugs and may have reduced rates of sexually transmitted infections. The intervention, outlined in a study published Thursday in the journal PLOS Medicine, appeared to approximately double the likelihood that sex partners could receive treatment without having to go to the doctor.

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  10. Medical Students Now Watch Seinfeld to Learn About Psychiatric DisordersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Time

    ... egocentric." It reminds us of the Seinfeld episode in which Kramer (Michael Richards) acted out the symptoms of gonorrhea so medical students could practice their diagnostic skills: And that time the klutz was watching a surgery from the observation ...

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  11. Twenty-five-year changing pattern of gonococcal antimicrobial...Read the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | BioMed Central

    ... be increased from currently recommended 250?mg to 500?mg and that SPT be an alternative in treating urogenital gonorrhea. Our findings highlight the importance of both regional and national surveillance programs for the prompt modification of ...

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  12. Antimicrobial susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae isolates from...Read the original story

    Nov 27, 2014 | BioMed Central

    ... among gonococcal strains is ongoing and is frequent. Ceftriaxone and spectinomycin remain treatments of choice of gonorrhea in Nanjing, however, decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone and rising MICs for spectinomycin of N. gonorrhoeae isolates ...

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  13. Cempra Poised To Join Antibacterial Drug Acquisition Buzz With Upcoming Data ReleaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | Seeking Alpha

    ... worth more than its CABP indication. Although early, Solitryomycin has also shown some effectiveness in treating Gonorrhea. Gonorrhea is another $1B market, so success with that indication could be very profitable. We believe many investors are ...

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  14. Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Will Likely Sprea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | WCHI-AM Chillicothe

    As the threat of antibiotic resistance grows, researchers have come upon a new strain of gonorrhea - and it doesn't respond to the typical treatments, LiveScience reports. The strain was revealed earlier this year, and now researchers are offering a clearer picture: A European woman traveling in Australia tested positive for gonorrhea after having sex with a fellow European traveler.

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  15. Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Will Likely Sprea...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | WCHI-AM Chillicothe

    As the threat of antibiotic resistance grows, researchers have come upon a new strain of gonorrhea - and it doesn't respond to the typical treatments, LiveScience reports. The strain was revealed earlier this year, and now researchers are offering a clearer picture: A European woman traveling in Australia tested positive for gonorrhea after having sex with a fellow European traveler.

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  16. Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea Will Likely Spread: ResearchersRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | KTRH-AM Houston

    As the threat of antibiotic resistance grows, researchers have come upon a new strain of gonorrhea - and it doesn't respond to the typical treatments, LiveScience reports. The strain was revealed earlier this year, and now researchers are offering a clearer picture: A European woman traveling in Australia tested positive for gonorrhea after having sex with a fellow European traveler.

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  17. Release more details on Australia strain, predict it will soon be 'widespread'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | 105.7 The Bull

    As the threat of antibiotic resistance grows, researchers have come upon a new strain of gonorrhea - and it doesn't respond to the typical treatments, LiveScience reports. The strain was revealed earlier this year, and now researchers are offering a clearer picture: A European woman traveling in Australia tested positive for gonorrhea after having sex with a fellow European traveler.

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  18. New Gonorrhea Strain in Australia Resistant to AntibioticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | International Business Times

    ... ciprofloxacin. The A8806 strain shares some genetic similarities with H041, another antibiotic-resistant strain of gonorrhea discovered in 2009 in a Japanese sex worker. Previous reports have indicated that gonorrhoea has become increasingly ... 10 comments

  19. New Drug-Resistant Strain of Gonorrhea in AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | LiveScience

    A new strain of the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea that is resistant to multiple antibiotics has been identified in Australia, according to a new report. This strain of gonorrhea bacteria, called A8806, was discovered in late 2013 in a European woman who was traveling in Australia.

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  20. Learning What Makes Local Governments Tick, Here and AbroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    How did you spend your summer? Hannah Carey assisted in a trial of a new medication for treating gonorrhea, interviewing subjects and taking their vital information, among other tasks. Chelsea Desrochers attended town meetings in the Dominican Republic's capital, listening to citizens' opinions on all sorts of matters.

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